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Executive Assistant

Students’ Union

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £25,000 to £27,066
Closing Date:  Sunday 04 December 2022
Reference:  2061322SU

The Role 

You will provide high-level executive and administrative support to the Chief Executive and wider Leadership team at SUSU.

Acting as a point of contact for colleagues in SUSU and the University, you will support with meetings, diary management and general admin.

You will be handling confidential and sensitive information on a regular basis as well as needing to maintain excellent relationships with key contacts. 

About You 

You will have experience of providing admin support to a senior role and a good understanding of confidentiality. Excellent attention to detail and reliability are essential; you should be comfortable using the Microsoft Office suite (including Teams) and have a very organised approach to your work. 

You should be comfortable working in an organisation where priorities can change quickly in line with its members’ expectations and you must be committed to SUSU’s values. 

About Us  

We are the University of Southampton Students' Union (SUSU). Independent from the University, we're run by students, for students and our vision is that every student loves their time at Southampton. 

As an employer, we offer a range of benefits: 

  • Holiday of 24 days per annum. In addition, there are six closure holiday days during Easter and Christmas and eight bank holidays. 
  • Defined contributions pension scheme where we contribute 10%. 
  • Discounted bus passes (UniLink and Blue Star) and a cycle scheme 

To find out more, visit our websitehere 

Apply Now  

You can easily apply using your CV and covering letter by clicking on 'Apply Now'. 

For further information prior to submitting your application, please contact the People Team (


Interviews are scheduled for 8 - 9 December. 


Please note, should a high number of applications be received, this vacancy may close early. 

Please note feedback will not be provided if you are not shortlisted for interview.   

SUSU is an equal opportunities employer that values a diverse workforce and we want to reflect the student body that we represent. We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination and will ensure that our recruitment activities are mindful of equality and diversity matters.  

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